The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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Wulandaria Yes, but in a rather different way. I am mildly autistic (or so what my parents told me about what the psychologist told them when I was like, two).…moreYes, but in a rather different way. I am mildly autistic (or so what my parents told me about what the psychologist told them when I was like, two). They told me I have a problem with balance sensitivity, which is why I think better when I constantly jump and move, and I relax by shaking and twisting my neck and move my head as much as possible.

They "warned" me that the narrator "have a messed up mind and jumps from one topic to the other all the time it's so confusing", but it felt very natural to me. While it does have stereotypes in it, it's still realistic. I have obsession with random things and I memorize 100+ digits of Pi because it feels beautiful. I had speech delay (I never begged or anything like that because I practically couldn't talk) and some communication problems so my family practically dragged me to writing clubs and such, online and in the real world. It does help with my problems...(less)
Groovykismet I JUST read that passage last night! It is something that Siobhan says to Christopher because she is not sure of how he is really processing this new…moreI JUST read that passage last night! It is something that Siobhan says to Christopher because she is not sure of how he is really processing this new piece of information that he found out about his mother. She mistakenly thinks that he is hiding his true feelings about this news and she is trying to explain how he may be feeling about this new revelation. (She really should listen to him; he's told her countless times that he is incapable of telling a lie.)

It's in chapter 109 on page 75.(less)
Nicola He's not at all unrealistic, you just aren't understanding why he is how he is. Hopefully you wouldn't be so cruel to condemn someone suffering from…moreHe's not at all unrealistic, you just aren't understanding why he is how he is. Hopefully you wouldn't be so cruel to condemn someone suffering from autism as 'stupid' if you meet them in real life.(less)
Kelleen In some cases, instead of the marriage being a relationship between the spouses, all the energy is expended on the child. Nothing is left for loving…moreIn some cases, instead of the marriage being a relationship between the spouses, all the energy is expended on the child. Nothing is left for loving the other, and the relationship deteriorates. The spouse is stressed, but no longer has another to really turn to. Sometimes they can pick it back up and work on the relationship, other times it fails. (less)
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Ms.pegasus I thought it was the dad's way of trying to find redemption for what he had done.

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